Elevator Outage Options and Accessible Path for El Cerrito Plaza Station

Elevator Outage Options

IF PLATFORM 1 (RICHMOND) ELEVATOR IS OUT OF SERVICE AND RIDER IS:

  • ARRIVING FROM THE STREET (rider cannot access trains)

    • Rider should backtrack to North Berkeley and board desired train. Use Platform 2 elevator.

    • Alternative Option: Rider can take AC Transit to another BART station. The closest station is El Cerrito del Norte.

    • If the Platform 1 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit to another station or request a Mitigation Trip. El Cerrito del Norte is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.

  • ARRIVING FROM THE PLATFORM (rider cannot exit platform)

    • Rider should continue on BART to El Cerrito del Norte, then backtrack to El Cerrito Plaza on next train. Exit using Platform 2 elevator.

    • Alternative Option: Rider can continue on BART to another station and take AC Transit to destination. The closest station is El Cerrito del Norte.

    • If the Platform 1 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit from another station or request a Mitigation Trip. El Cerrito del Norte is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.

IF PLATFORM 2 (BERRYESSA/NORTH SAN JOSÉ, SFO/MILLBRAE) ELEVATOR IS OUT OF SERVICE AND RIDER IS:

  • ARRIVING FROM THE STREET (rider cannot access trains)

    • Rider should take Platform 1 elevator and backtrack to El Cerrito del Norte and board desired train.

    • Alternative Option: Rider can take AC Transit to another BART station. The closet station is El Cerrito del Norte.

    • If the Platform 2 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit to another station or request a Mitigation Trip. El Cerrito del Norte is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.

  • ARRIVING FROM THE PLATFORM (rider cannot exit platform)

    • Rider should continue on BART to from North Berkeley, then backtrack to El Cerrito Plaza on next train. Exit  using Platform 1 elevator.

    • Alternative Option: Rider can continue on BART to another station and take AC Transit to destination. The closest station is El Cerrito del Norte.

    • If the Platform 2 elevator is also out of service, rider could take AC Transit from another station or request a Mitigation Trip. El Cerrito del Norte is 2.1 miles walking/rolling.

Entering El Cerrito Plaza Station

Check the status of out of service elevators ELEVATOR ALERTS

The train platforms at El Cerrito Plaza Station are located on a raised platform. Concourse is on the street level.

There are two separate elevators for Richmond bound trains or Berryessa/North San José, San Francisco bound trains. Travel approximately 110 feet heading North from the paid area. Berryessa/North San José, San Francisco bound trains elevator to your left and Richmoond bound trains elevator to your right. Press "P" for train platform level.

At the train platform level, from either elevator, you will be approximately at the end of the platform. The elevator doors open away from the tracks.

Exiting El Cerrito Plaza Station

The train platforms at the El Cerrito Plaza Station are on located on a raised platform one level above the street.

There are two separate elevators for either Richmond bound trains or Berryessa/North San José, San Francisco bound located approximately at the far end of the train platform. Press “S” for street level.

When exiting from either elevator, travel approximately 110 feet heading South towards the paid area.

El Cerrito Plaza Station Accessible Path